Category: Tools

Fix DISM/SFC errors with SFCFix
article #1539, updated 310 days ago

Interesting tool by an interesting community.

www.sysnative.com/forums/downloads/sfcfix/

And they have volunteers to help, with another interesting tool which does fixes as well:

www.sysnative.com/forums/threads/windows-update-forum-posting-instructions.4736/

Categories:      

==============

Alternative to Revo Uninstaller
article #1442, updated 318 days ago

This one works very well indeed. It does need a bit more technical intervention:

https://www.bcuninstaller.com

Categories:      

==============

HPE iLO Configuration Utility
article #1532, updated 342 days ago

Here’s a search which got me to it, once logged into HPE.com.

You’ll also need a driver, which does not come with the SPP.

Categories:      

==============

Very very fast Windows file deletion
article #1528, updated 358 days ago

Have not tested this yet, but looks very promising:

iobureau.com/byenow/

Categories:      

==============

Extract Windows 10 Key from Running or Nonrunning Machine
article #1519, updated 391 days ago

Try the free version here:

www.magicaljellybean.com/keyfinder/

Categories:      

==============

New Windows performance tool: Wise Care 365
article #1517, updated 400 days ago

This one has a lot of very nice performance tweaks, and a defrag within that seems to do a good job, though one cannot defrag an SSD, only TRIM.

www.wisecleaner.com/wise-care-365.html

Categories:      

==============

Schedule files to be removed during next reboot
article #1511, updated 450 days ago

This is a great way to get things removed where nothing else works.

learn.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/downloads/pendmoves

Categories:      

==============

Install 3rd-Party Apps Automatically
article #1500, updated 511 days ago

There are only three methods for Windows, which appear to work reliably for Adobe Reader DC (among many others) at this time:

Ninite Pro – not free

Chocolatey – large community

RuckZuck – very interesting, based in Switzerland

Categories:      

==============

Look up Microsoft Surface model and warranty from serial number
article #1496, updated 548 days ago

This page is very helpful:

mybusinessservice.surface.com/en-US/CheckWarranty/CheckWarranty

Categories:      

==============

Download Microsoft ISOs
article #1469, updated 568 days ago

Try this for Windows 10 etc., from the excellent Brigg Bush:

https://www.heidoc.net/joomla/technology-science/microsoft/67-microsoft-windows-and-office-iso-download-tool

For Server 2022 through 2012R2 (at this writing), and Windows Enterprise 11 and 10, we have this:

www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter

See the menu at the upper left corner to choose.

Categories: